Manuscript/Mixed MaterialCatalogue. Ms. Catalog of the library of Thomas Jefferson, copied at his request by Nicholas Trist. The U.S. Congress having acquired the library in 1814, Trist apparently worked from a copy of the printed 1815 Library of Congress catalog specially marked by Jefferson in order to restore, in place of its alphabetical arrangement of each subject category, the original order of entries that Jefferson preferred....
- Contributor: Jefferson, Thomas - Trist, Nicholas Philip
- Date: 1823
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Manuscript/Mixed MaterialAbridgment of the common law.
Abridgement of the common law | Early law notes Title from Sowerby. Manuscript written in an unidentified 17th century hand. Incomplete: the text begins with "Forfeiture". Passages have been crossed-out. The original binding (preserved) measures 21 cm. The manuscript leaves have been encapsulated in plastic sleeves, and divided in 2 volumes. Several pages have holes and are missing text. Sowerby, E.M. Catalogue of the Library of Thomas Jefferson, 1795 Library of Congress. Manuscript...
- Contributor: Byrd, William - Jefferson, Thomas - Thomas Jefferson Library Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 16??
CollectionThomas Jefferson papers, Correspondence; official statements and addresses, including a rough draft of the Declaration of Independence; plantation and personal accounts; notebooks; fee book; case book; garden book; farm books; calculations of interest; records of early Virginia laws and history; writings on political, legal, educational, and scientific matters; newspaper clippings; and other papers. The bulk of the correspondence and writings falls within the period 1775-1826 and encompasses...
- Contributor: Jefferson, Thomas
Manuscript/Mixed MaterialThomas Jefferson letter, Letter (ALS), written from Monticello, to the Marquis de Lafayette. Topics include sheep industry and the manufacture of cloth in the United States as opposed to England ("our progress in manufactures is far beyond the calculations of the most sanguine . . . This revolution in our domestic economy was well worth a war"); the war on land in Canada; the alliance of Indians...
- Contributor: Jefferson, Thomas - Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1813
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